[Haifux] [HAIFUX LECTURE] Wikipedia - Tomer Ashur

Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda ladypine at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 10:43:04 MSD 2011

On Monday (TOMORROW), July 25th at 18:30, Haifux will gather to hear Tomer
Ashur reveal :

   How to Spread Knowledge Throughout the World While Wearing Only Your
                           (or Wikimedia, Wikipedia and free content


Since its first emergence in 2001, Wikipedia had grown drastically to become
the fifth most viewed website over the Internet in 2012. With over
12,000,000 articles in more than 250 languages this is now the largest
source of information ever existed. The Wikimedia foundation has been
founded in 2003 as a non-profit organization to support Wikipedia as well as
other online and offline free content projects.

Slides are available: http://haifux.org/lectures/260/

We meet in Taub building, room 6. For instructions see:

Attendance is free, and you are all invited!

Future lectures:

22/8/2011 Happy Birthday - Haifux is 12 years old! To celebrate the event we
will have a lightning talk session. If you have a pet project, if you got
something nice you would like to share, if you have anything for
show-and-tell - this is your chance. anything of free spirit or general
software/hardware curiosity fits, as long as it is of interest to Haifux
members. Please send lightning talk proposals to webmaster at haifux.org.

....Several slots for YOU to fill....
 ......and then ....
November-December 2011: 4 talks about practical GPGPU programming from Ofer
Rosenberg of AMD Israel. the talks will cover AMD's GPGPU architecture,
openCL, case studies, dos and don'ts, and tools and profiling for

Upcoming August events in Haifa and Israel:

4/8/2011 Wikipedia academy, in Haifa  http://wikimedia.org.il/Conf11
4-7/8/2011 Wikimania 2011, in haifa, Israel
12/8/2011 August Penguin 2011:

We are always interested in hearing your talks and ideas. If you wish to
give a talk, hold a discussion, or just plan some event haifux might be
interested in, please contact us at webmaster at haifux.org

Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda.

Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda.
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